Following the outbreak of COVID-19, more Nigerians have embraced electronic payments as a means of avoiding physical contact around cash handling. For this momentum to be sustained after the pandemic, good policies that drive value for customers must be implemented by the Central Bank of Nigeria, commercial banks and fintech […]

Assembly Research predict the UK’s global leadership position is on track to disappear through 2022 and 2023 The removal and banning of Huawei from the UK’s 5G networks by 2027 could cost the UK economy up to £18.2bn. That is according to a report by analyst firm Assembly Research, which […]

Worldwide spending on artificial intelligence (AI) is forecast to double over the coming for years to hit $110 billion by 2024, according to new data from IDC. The figure, which comes from the analyst firm’s latest Worldwide Artificial Intelligence Spending Guide, calculates a CAGR of 20.1% as adopting AI becomes […]

Italy’s national broadcaster Rai appears to be looking at in buying into the country’s single high-speed network, and there is interest from the private sector too. Rai’s board is due to meet later this week to discuss the possibility of taking part in the single network plan, Italian financial daily […]

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in partnership with Japan and Saudi Arabia, has launched Connect2Recover, which will reinforce affordable and reliable connectivity in beneficiary countries as they adjust to the “new normal”, occasioned by Covid-19. The essence of the Connect2R​ecover​ is to help countries recover from COVID-19 by expanding access […]